Playoff Notes: 7th NHL playoff in 7th NHL season ... Round 1 vs Det: 1-0=1 in 2 gp ... Scored the goal 4/20 in gm 2 ... 4 career multi-pt games ... Career OT: 0-3=3 in 25 gp ... Career Game 7s: 8 (4-4)
2013-14 Notes: Hit the 20-goal mark for the 3rd time in his career and tied his previous career-high in assists (35) … Had a 6-game point streak (12/21-1/2, 1-5=6) … 11 multi-pt games … Inj: 2
Playoff Fun Fact: Has played in 2 Stanley Cup Finals, winning in 2011 vs Vancouver and losing in 2013 to Chicago
Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2007) Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup - MVP) (2007)
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the OT winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round